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Conventual Building-Museum and Cathedral of the Haapsalu Episcopal Castle

The conventual building of the Haapsalu Episcopal Castle – a fortified dwelling for bishops and other clergy as well as a cathedral dating back to the 13th century.

The ground floor has a medieval classroom, an armory and a room of stone inscriptions, a photo exhibition on architecture and an opportunity to watch a film providing an overview of the castle's history. The cathedral with its extraordinary acoustics is sure to be a memorable experience; it is frequently used as a concert venue. Another unforgettable feature is the chapel with the White Lady's window; in the basement, you'll find the White Lady's prison. On the first floor, there is a hospital in the small tower. The belfry offers a view of the city as well as the daily beauty of the ringing church bells at noon. There is enough excitement for more than an hour!

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